Quotes on Funny Inspirational Sports

You are the handicap you must face. You are the one who must choose your place. James Lane Allen

Sweat plus sacrifice equals success. Charlie Finley

I found out that if you are going to win games, you had better be ready to adapt. Scotty Bowman

It isn't hard to be good from time to time in sports. What is tough, is being good every day. Willie Mays

You owe it to yourself to be the best you can possibly be - in baseball and in life. Pete Rose

When you're are playing for the national championship, it's not a matter of life or death. Its more important than that. Duffy Daugherty

The more I practice, the luckier I get. Jerry Barber

During my 18 years I came to bat almost 10,000 times. I struck out about 1,700 times and walked maybe 1,800 times. You figure a ballplayer will average about 500 at bats a season. That means I played seven years without ever hitting the ball. Mickey Mantle

You don't have to have been a horse to be a jockey. Arrigo Sacchi

It's not whether you win or lose - but whether I win or lose. Sandy Lyle

Good, better, best. Never let it rest. Until your good is better and your better is best. Tim Duncan

You can sum up this sport in two words: You never know. Lou Duva

Football isn't a contact sport, it's a collision sport. Duffy Daugherty

The Germans only have one player under 22, and he's 23! Kevin Keegan

If you can't outplay them, outwork them. Ben Hogan

I thought lacrosse was what you find in la church. Robin Williams

When everyone thinks alike, no one thinks very much. Walter Lippmann

Nature itself is the best physician. Hippocrates

Killing animals for sport, for pleasure, for adventure, and for hides and furs is a phenomena which is at once disgusting and distressing. There is no justification in indulging is such acts of brutality. Dalai Lama

If we can't help our family, who are we going to help? Cristiano Ronaldo

My free-kick secret? I just look at the net and say take the kick, Cristiano. Cristiano Ronaldo

There are two theories on hitting the knuckleball. Unfortunately, neither of them work. Charley Lau

I wouldn't be bothered if we lost every game, as long as we won the league. Mark Viduka

My thoughts before a big race are usually pretty simple. I tell myself: Get out of the blocks, run your race, stay relaxed. If you run your race, you'll win... channel your energy. Focus. Carl Lewis

A trophy carries dust. Memories last forever. Mary Lou Retton

Persistence can change failure into extraordinary achievement. Matt Biondi

I spent 90% of my money on women and drink. The rest I wasted George Best

The best and fastest way to learn a sport is to watch and imitate a champion. Jean-Claude Killy

Sport is where an entire life can be compressed into a few hours, where the emotions of a lifetime can be felt on an acre or two of ground, where a person can suffer and die and rise again on six miles of trails through a New York City park. Sport is a theater where sinner can turn saint and a common man become an uncommon hero, where the past and the future can fuse with the present. Sport is singularly able to give us peak experiences where we feel completely one with the world and transcend all conflicts as we finally become our own potential. George A Sheehan

Your biggest opponent isn't the other guy. It's human nature. Bobby Knight

I was told over and over again that I would never be successful, that I was not going to be competitive and the technique was simply not going to work. All I could do was shrug and say "We'll just have to see". Dick Fosbury

My sister's expecting a baby, and I don't know if I'm going to be an uncle or an aunt. Chuck Nevitt

The rewards are going to come, but my happiness is just loving the sport and having fun performing. Jackie Joyner-Kersee

Show the world how much you'll fight for the winners circle. Pat Riley

Andre Dawson has a bruised knee and is listed as day-to-day. Aren't we all? Vin Scully

Oh God, if there be cricket in heaven, let there also be rain. Alec Douglas-Home

The other sports are just sports. Baseball is a love. Bryant Gumbel

One man cannot make a team. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Doctors and scientists said breaking the four-minute mile was impossible, that one would die in the attempt. Thus, when I got up from the track after collapsing at the finish line, I figured I was dead Roger Bannister

I want all the kids to do what I do, to look up to me. I want all the kids to copulate me. Andre Dawson

I can play in the center, on the right and occasionally on the left side. David Beckham

When I went to Catholic high school in Philadelphia, we just had one coach for football and basketball. He took all of us who turned out and had us run through a forest. The ones who ran into the trees were on the football team. George Raveling

We can't run. We can't pass. We can't stop the run. We can't stop the pass. We can't kick. Other than that, we're just not a very good football team right now. Bruce Coslet

Sports serve society by providing vivid examples of excellence. George Will

If you don't invest very much, then defeat doesn't hurt very much and winning is not very exciting. Dick Vermeil

I want to be remembered as the guy who gave his all whenever he was on the field. Walter Payton

I prefer other people to make judgments about the way I play and to characterize me, rather me describe myself. Cristiano Ronaldo

I want to be remembered as part of the group of the greatest players ever. Cristiano Ronaldo

When I win awards, I think of my father. Cristiano Ronaldo

I know If I score we're going to win the match. Cristiano Ronaldo

We should make the most of life, enjoy it because that's the way it is! Cristiano Ronaldo

But the tricks I use are ones that will hopefully benefit the team. Cristiano Ronaldo

Today there are opportunities that no one knows if they will come round again in the future. Cristiano Ronaldo

I feel like I'm the best, but you're not going to get me to say that. Jerry Rice

Your body will argue that there is no justifiable reason to continue. Your only recourse is to call on your spirit, which fortunately functions independently of logic. Tim Noakes

The moment somebody says "this is very risky" is the moment it becomes attractive to me. Kate Capshaw

If you don't run your own life, somebody else will. John Atkinson Grimshaw

For some strange reason, no matter where I go, the place is always called "here". Ashleigh Brilliant

People will buy anything that is one to a customer. Sinclair Lewis

Not since I was 10, trying to get Nick Vossler's attention in PE. 'Red Rover, Red Rover, send Nicholas right over!' Elizabeth Olsen

You have to really believe not only in yourself; you have to believe that the world is actually worth your sacrifices. Zaha Hadid

Can we call a moratorium on the use of the term 'ladyparts'? Grazia! Lena Dunham

If you are not your own doctor, you are a fool. Hippocrates

To do nothing is sometimes a good remedy. Hippocrates

I hope life isn't a big joke, because I don't get it. Jack Handey

My success has allowed me to strike out with a higher class of women. Woody Allen

Readers are plentiful; thinkers are rare. Harriet Martineau

Most talented players don't always succeed. Some don't even make the team. It's more what's inside. Brett Favre

Concentration is why some athletes are better than others. You develop that concentration in training and concentrate in a meet. Edwin Moses

Maybe they hate me because I'm too good! Cristiano Ronaldo

Success is about having, excellence is about being. Success is about having money and fame, but excellence is being the best you can be. Mike Ditka

I'd like to thank everyone who voted for me. And the one guy who didn't vote for me, thank you, too. Shaquille O'Neal

Never give up! Failure and rejection are only the first step to succeeding. Jim Valvano

The more difficult the victory, the greater the happiness in winning. Pele

To uncover your true potential you must first find your own limits and then you have to have the courage to blow past them. Picabo Street

Sports for me is when a guy walks off the court, and you really can't tell whether he won or lost, when he carries himself with pride either way. Jim Courier

Sure there have been injuries and deaths in boxing - but none of them serious. Alan Minter

It's not the will to win that matters-everyone has that. It's the will to prepare to win that matters. Bear Bryant

When I step onto the court, I don't have to think about anything. If I have a problem off the court, I find that after I play, my mind is clearer and I can come up with a better solution. It's like therapy. It relaxes me and allows me to solve problems. Michael Jordan

I don't know. I never smoked AstroTurf. Tug Mcgraw

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